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ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
append - attach
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
compensatory - making up for; repaying